Lalitpur is the third biggest city of Nepal after Kathmandu and Pokhara and it is situated in the south-focal piece of Kathmandu Valley which is another metropolitan city of Nepal. Lalitpur is otherwise called Manigal. It is best known for its rich social legacy, especially its custom of expressions and specialties. It is called city of celebration and devour, fine old workmanship, making of metallic and stone cutting statue. Lalitpur is on the hoisted tract of land in Kathmandu Valley on the south side of the Bagmati River, which isolates it from the city of Kathmandu on the northern and western side. The Nakkhu Khola goes about as the limit on the southern side. It was created on generally thin layers of saved earth and rock in the focal piece of a dried antiquated lake known as the Nagdaha.
Lalitpur is accepted to have been established in the third century BC by the Kirat line and later extended by Licchavis in the 6th century. It was additionally extended by the Mallas amid the medieval period. The city was at first composed in the state of the Buddhist Dharma-Chakra. The four thurs or hills on the edge of Patan are credited around, one at each edge of its cardinal focuses, which are famously known as Asoka Stupas. Legend has it that Emperor Asoka chatted with his girl Charumati to Kathmandu in 250 BC and raised five Asoka Stupas. There are in excess of 1,200 Buddhist landmarks of different shapes and sizes scattered in and around the city.